In this online CME self-learning program:
Primary immunodeficiency disease (PID or PIDD) is a group of conditions encompassing more than 300 different genetic immune deficiencies. The heterogeneous etiology of PID leads to a vast array of clinical presentations, including infection, malignancy, autoimmunity, and inflammation.Once thought to be exceedingly rare, PID is increasingly being recognized as an underdiagnosed disease affecting approximately 6 million people worldwide – and about 1 in 1,200 people in the US.
Introduction content: cursory refresher and review of PID: Epidemiology & Classification [Objective 1]
Treatment Options for PID [Objective 2]
The following healthcare professionals: immunologists and primary care physicians; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who practice in immunology; and any other healthcare professionals with an interest in or who clinically encounter patients with PID.
This program is supported by an educational grant from Grifols.
Release Date: June 16, 2017 -- Expiration Date: June 16, 2019
Faculty: Asal Gharib, MD
By the end of the session the participant will be able to:
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Faculty Disclosure: Asal Gharib, M.D., University of California, Irvine Assistant Professor of Health Sciences Assistant Program Director Department of Immunology has no relevant conflicts of interest to disclose.
Disclosures of Educational Planners: Charles Turck, PharmD has no relevant conflicts of interest to disclose.
Commercial Support Disclosure: This program is supported by an educational grant from Grifols.
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